At a briefing on Thursday the prosecutor GPU Vladislav Kutsenko said that his agency appealed to the court for permission to conduct in absentia proceedings against Arbuzov.
This appeal came in Pechersk District Court in May 2015.
“The court today did not decide to meet our request, making it impossible to open the procedure in absentia proceedings against him (Arbuzov & ndash; ed.). in this case, a similar petition upheld by the courts on Viktor Yanukovych, Raisa Bohatyryova, A. Ignatova, - said Kutsenko.
in his view, “takes place and tightening the courts of this process, which for months considering the request, such as a judge, while they have seen a few days”.
At the same time, the press service of the Pechersk court stated that it is the defense addictive process.
Press & ndash; Service Pechersk district court. Kyiv is concerned the situation around petition .. .
The court said that lawyers Arbuzov appearing at the meeting. Because of this, the court appointed public defender.
“At the same time, starting from 05.08.2015 lawyers included in the Register of lawyers providing free secondary legal assistance committed acts that impede the court to examine the petition within a reasonable time. Yes, the lawyers informed the court about the impossibility of protection in purpose and lack of proper training for legal assistance “, - told the court.
The court addressed the Kyiv regional center of secondary legal aid to Arbuzov appointed defense counsel.
“But appointed lawyers in court repeatedly not & rsquo; did appear, citing its inability to agree on a position protection Arbuzov, who is wanted, which in turn points to a deliberate delaying proceedings in by law terms, “- said in a statement.